marshal


marshal

verb

Definition of MARSHAL

1
to assemble and make ready for action <marshaled their forces for battle>
Synonyms marshal (also marshall), muster, rally
Antonyms demob [chiefly British], demobilize
2
to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front <marshaling a small group of children on a tour of the science museum>
Synonyms conduct, direct, guide, marshal (also marshall), pilot, route, show, steer, usher
Related Words precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manage
Near Antonyms dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgate
Antonyms follow, trail
3
to put into a particular arrangement <marshal your arguments before you stand up to speak>

Variants of MARSHAL

marshal also marshall

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